Twin Cities To Receive $600K Each In Federal Grant For Police Body Cameras Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe pilot programs for police body cameras will each receive a major boost through funds from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Minneapolis To Increase Police Presence Through Labor DayThe mayor and police chief of Minneapolis announced Wednesday that the Minneapolis Police Department will be increasing police resources in north Minneapolis as well as crime hot spots in south Minneapolis. The police department will be approving overtime for four more officers and one more supervisor in north Minneapolis -- along with four more officers in south Minneapolis – from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. every day through Labor Day.
Chief Harteau Walks Beat In Beleaguered North Mpls.After a weekend of back-to-back deadly shootings in north Minneapolis, police and city officials are taking action on foot. On Tuesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau was out patrolling near one of the fatal shooting sites, talking about the area's struggle with crime.
Terrance Franklin's Family Files Suit Against MPDOne year after Terrence Franklin was shot and killed by Minneapolis police, his family is filing a lawsuit over the incident that seeks damages of more than $1 million. On May 10, 2013 Terrance Franklin ran from police after being suspected of burglarizing a home.
Minneapolis Police Honored For Bravery, DedicationThey risk their lives every day to protect us, and on Thursday members of the Minneapolis Police Department were honored for their dedication at a ceremony held by Chief Janee Harteau.
12-20-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave LeeWhy is the Governor so upset with the Minneapolis Police Chief?
No Charges, Discipline For Mpls. Officer Involved In Fatal CrashMinneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said Thursday no criminal charges will be filed in a fatal accident involving a police vehicle and a motorcycle back in the spring. The officer involved was on his way to the house where police shot and killed Terrance Franklin.
MPD Chief Harteau Marries Partner Of 25 YearsThe city's top cop is now a married woman. According to the spokeswoman for Minneapolis Police, Chief Janee Harteau married her partner of 25 years, Sgt. Holly Keegel, on Friday. Keegel is also with the department.
Harteau, Rybak Calls 2 Officers' Behavior 'Appalling'Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said she's outraged after seeing the behavior of two of the city's officers during an incident in Green Bay, Wis. Both have since been placed on administrative leave. An active internal affairs investigation began Friday into the off-duty officers, Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, after an incident that occurred last month.
2 Mpls. Police Officers Placed On Administrative LeaveSources have confirmed with WCCO that two Minneapolis police officers have been placed on paid leave in connection to an incident in Green Bay, Wis. last month.
Unanswered Questions After MPD's Update On Deadly Uptown EventsThere are still a lot of questions after Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau held a press conference on last Friday’s deadly events in Uptown.